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Daily Archives: September 28, 2015

Marriott hotel to record net profit

The wholly government-owned Atlantic Hotel Inc (AHI) says the Marriott Hotel is expected to record a net profit by year-end because of a reasonable occupancy rate and other services. “Based on actual and projected performance of the hotel, Marriott management projects that the hotel will deliver a net operating profit (measured in cash flows) by year end,” said the corporation ...

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Guysuco records highest weekly production in six years

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuco) on Monday indicated that production was continuing to show a marginal improvement, recording the highest weekly production for the first time in six years. “The Corporation has concluded yet another successful week of sugar production, where new records have been set on a number of estates,” the state-owned entity said in a statement. The industry ...

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Minibus driver jailed for killing veteran cyclist

A minibus driver, who struck down and killed veteran cyclist, Roy Albert Mendonca, was Monday jailed for 54 months after he was found guilty of causing death by dangerous driving. Sookraj Permaul,26, was convicted for committing the offence on April 2, 2015 at Carifesta Avenue, Georgetown. At that time, he was driving BNN 6492 in a manner dangerous to the ...

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PPP pressing Granger to hold news conference; declines comment on Granger- Maduro meeting

The People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) on Monday continued to pile pressure on the President David Granger-administration to report properly to Guyanese on the border controversy with Venezuela. PPP General Secretary, Clement Rohee refused to react to the outcome of the meeting between Granger, his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro and the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon. Rohee first ...

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